Biography:

Broderick Thompson had a standout season in 2014-15, finishing first in the Nor-Am Cup super-G standings. He also made his World Cup debut and earned his first World Cup points in the alpine combined in Wengen, Switzerland in January. Towards the end of the 2016-17 season, Thompson crashed in the downhill in Kvitfjell, Norway in February. He tore his LCL and sprained both MCLs. Luckily, he avoided needing surgery, instead undergoing intense physical therapy. He was ready to compete at the start of the 2017-18 season and posted his career-best result in December when he finished eighth in the alpine combined in Bormio. As a developmental athlete, Thompson had competed at the world junior championships in 2013, 2014 and 2015. His older sister is 2014 Olympic ski cross champion Marielle Thompson.

A little more about Broderick…

Getting into the Sport: Started skiing from the time he would walk; began competing at age 11… Outside Interests: Right to Play ambassador… Part time wood carver, ukulele player, adventurer… Works at his parents’ bed and breakfast in the off-season… Enjoys playing baseball, volleyball, tennis… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: A winner never quits and a quitter never wins… Inspired by Terry Fox, who showed the grit and determination and patience that he aspires to… Has broken his arm four times…